- Blues Play-A-Long And Solo's Collection For Ukulele Beginner Series
Blues Play-A-Long And Solo's Collection For Ukulele Beginner Series
The Blues Play-Along and Solos Collection for Ukulele is an indispensable instructional book written by renowned musician and educator, Andrew D. Gordon. Specifically designed for beginners, this book provides a comprehensive guide to playing the blues on the ukulele while offering a plethora of play-along tracks and soloing opportunities. Andrew D. Gordon, with his extensive experience as a multi-instrumentalist and music educator, has meticulously crafted this book to cater to ukulele players who want to delve into the captivating world of blues music.
Whether you're a complete novice or have some basic knowledge of the ukulele, this book will guide you step-by-step through the fundamentals of blues playing, enabling you to develop your skills and confidence. The Blues Play-Along and Solos Collection for Ukulele is part of an esteemed series of instructional books, with other editions available for a variety of instruments such as piano/keyboards, guitar, bass, alto and tenor saxophone, flute, trumpet, trombone, recorder, mandolin, and violin. This series ensures that musicians across different disciplines can explore the blues genre and its unique characteristics.
Key features of The Blues Play-Along and Solos Collection for Ukulele include: Play-Along Tracks: Explore a diverse selection of 30 professionally produced play-along tracks, featuring authentic blues grooves in various Blues styles, keys and tempos such as: Funky Blues, Boogie Blues, Jazz Blues, Minor Blues, Country Blues, Latin Blues, Old Time Jazz Blues, Jazz Swing Blues, Classic Blues Rock, Soulful Blues, Slow Blues and many more. These tracks allow you to apply your newly acquired skills and play alongside a band, providing an immersive and enjoyable practice experience. Each of the 30 play-a-long tracks has been recorded with 10 choruses of the 12 bar blues progression giving you the opportunity practice soloing techniques totaling over 3 hours of music.
Each of the 30 Blues styles contains a solo improvisational melody line, 12 measures in length, designed for the beginner student in mind as a starting point to create your own improvisational solos. Soloing Techniques: Discover various soloing techniques and improvisational approaches, empowering you to create your own expressive solos and melodies within the blues framework.
Repertoire Building: Develop a repertoire of blues songs, licks, and riffs specifically tailored for the ukulele. Expand your musical vocabulary and gain confidence in your ability to perform and jam with others.
Music Notation and Tablature: The book contains clear and easy-to-read music notation and tablature, ensuring accessibility for beginners and facilitating a smooth learning process. Whether you aspire to perform on stage, jam with friends, or simply enjoy playing the ukulele at home,
The Blues Play-Along and Solos Collection for Ukulele provides you with all the tools you need to embark on an exciting blues journey. Andrew D. Gordon's expertise and passion for teaching music shine through in this book, making it an essential resource for any ukulele player seeking to explore the expressive and soulful realm of blues music.